XF 2.2 RSS Feed Parsing Error

Joe Blow

Well-known member
One of my users has reported an RSS feed error that started happening recently. When I tried to validate the feed on one of the RSS feed validation websites, I received a parsing error.


This feed does not validate.
  • line 2, column 84: XML parsing error: <unknown>:2:84: not well-formed (invalid token) [help]

    ... .org/2005/Atom#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/ ...

Here is the screenshot from the website output:


Does anyone know why this would have started happening recently or what can be done to fix it so that the RSS feed validates correctly?

Hello, did you install anything new related to Google Ads or Google Marketing Platform or change any of their settings?

Bingo! I recently installed [DigitalPoint] Better Google Analytics addon and noticed that a recent update fixed the following issue:

Fixes issue with medium/source tracking in RSS feed causing the RSS feed to not validate as being valid

I have updated the addon and the issue is now resolved. Thanks! :)
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